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Comedy Central
Oct 8, 2012 10:30am PDT
right have been denied by an oppressive law that says in order for churches to qualify for tax-exempt status they are absolutely printd from directly or indirectly participating in or intervening in any political campaign on behalf of or in opposition to any candidate for elective public office. folks, this law is just another example of obama's war on religion. which he cleverly passed in 1954. (laughter) but now some brave religious leaders have banded together to fight for their right to partyfy fill united nations. >> stephen: some one thousand pastors nationwide are preparing to deliver a sermon the i.r.s. may not want to hear. they're trying to draw attention to a 1954 tax code that prohibits tax-exempt organizations like churches from engaging in political endorsements a group known as the i ay lines defending freedom is now challenging the code claiming it violates preacher's right for free speech. >> they've marched october 7 as pulpit freedom sunday. >> yes, pulpit freedom sunday. when the thrill of lengthy sermons finally meets the excitement of tax policy. pulpit fr
Comedy Central
Oct 11, 2012 11:30pm PDT
. [ laughter ] >> he's looking out for the middle class. >> he's promising a 20% tax cut for the top 1%. >> he's also promising to close their tax loop holes, so they'll still pay the same amount. >> then why cut their taxes? [ laughter ] >> i don't know. but i just don't see how a guy can change his beliefs overnight and still come off as creditable in a debate. >> oh, it's easy. here, let's switch sides. >> uhh...ok. [ laughter ] >> so now you're me. and i'll pretend to be you. i have postulated the theory mitt romney is a secret centrist pretending to be a conservative posing as a moderate. ipso facto, i yield the floor. -- i yield the remainder of my time. [ laughter ] now you do me. >> myah, see, myahh. i know that romney's embrace of moderation is merely a cover for actually being the ultra conservative he was in the primaries. myah. [ laughter ] >> wow, i do a great de niro. [ laughter ] >> yes, you do. >> well, stephen i agree with what you just said. romney's a secret conservative. you win. >> wait. but i was being you when i said that, so i lose. >> does it really matter who won, as
Comedy Central
Oct 5, 2012 7:00pm PDT
, the first half hour, folks. (applause) the first half hour was an or geoof tax policy minutish-- orgy was tax policy minutia, and they moved on to the intricacies of medicare solvency it was off the hook, in that it would have been more interesting to listen to a dial tone. (laughter) but however wonky it got last night there was no miss tacking that there was a fire breathing leftie on that stage spewing heated socialist rhetoric. >> i will not reduce the taxes paid by high income americans. regulation is essential. you can't have a free market work if you don't have regulation. preexisting conditions are covered under my plan. and with regards to health care wa, we did in massachusetts is a model for the nation, state-by-state. >> stephen: yes, mitt romney's health-care plan is just like his positions, the details change state-by-state. (laughter) now-- folks, you know me-- you watch this show, you know me. as a stanch conservative i condemn any help can who-- republican who distances himself from everything he has said on the campaign trail. but it worked so [bleep] it. (laughter)
Comedy Central
Oct 8, 2012 11:30pm PDT
their lowest tax rates since the 1950s and last week the dow closed at its highest level in five years. america's superrich are having a good decade. but folks-- they can't enjoy it because barack obama has hurt their feelings. one fund, one fund manager said the president showed disdain for the rich. while another accused him of bullying. and a third said becausers who still support obama are like battered wives. yes. these billionaires are like battered wives. they should really go to a shell ter. well, folks, the wealthy have had it. the wealthy will now fighting back with their leader, hedge fund founder will object cooperman who has been described as the pope of this movement well, pope isn't really fair. he has more goals than the vat began-- vatican. as we speak tom hanks is searching for clues in his basement. (laughter) according to the article in "the new yorker", cooperman launched his crusade after hearing these hateful words. >> if you are's-- if you are a wealthy c.e.o. or hedge fund manager in america right now, your taxes are lower than they have ever been. they're lower than th
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